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Moving To California and Needs Guidance...

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by ODICA, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. Jun 25, 2008 at 6:26 PM
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    ODICA

    ODICA [OP] 06 TACOMA 4X4

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    Hey guys,

    Just want to get some guidance from you guys im currently in North Carolina right now and im moving to San Bernardino, California and Im not very familiar in California laws regarding :

    TRD Cat back exhaust is it legal to run this?
    TRD CAI will it pass any inspections or is it legal to have it?
    Or is ther any kind of state inspections that my truck would not pass if I have these things in my truck in order for me to register it in California?

    And I heard something about if you have a Camper in the bed you'll be paying less tax or something? Im not sure what it is but its something about the Camper?

    Just wanted to know if I have to keep my stocks or what not...

    I would appreciate it... Thanks!!!
     
  2. Jun 25, 2008 at 6:49 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    You dont get inspected coming in to cali your trd add ons are no problems i heard about the camper thing also but until someone chimes in i dont know you should also be fine on the registration part maybe the smog deal would get you, but you wont have to worry about that.
     
  3. Jun 25, 2008 at 11:31 PM
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    humanoid

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    The exhaust should be fine.

    As for the CAI, does it have a CARB (California Air Resources Board) sticker? If so, then it would pass smog, if not, I'm not too sure about that.

    No clue about the camper thing, never heard of that statute.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2008 at 9:03 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    only if you are living in it as a primary residence?

    :D

    sorry... couldnt resist...
     
  5. Jun 10, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    elchangochief

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    dont do it..lmao california sucks...
     
  6. Jun 10, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    neontrail

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    What does it cost to register an auto IN Cali?
     
  7. Jun 10, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    silverbullet05

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  8. Jun 10, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    DriverSound

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    I hope you have your stock intake because that TRD intake will not pass visual inspection.

    As for the camper, if it is permanentely attached to the bed your truck would be considered personal vehicle and not a commercial one so registration would be a little cheaper but not much. The DMV fees here have sky rocketed. My fees this year for a year old car is higher than it was last year!

    If it's a truck, expect it to be around $400 plus!
     
  9. Jun 10, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    the camper will save you about $8.00 a year makeing it a personal vehicle instead of commercial, if you have to have it smogged comming in to cali ditch the cai until you get the smog done then you can put it back, i have one and no issues. We don't have state inspections like some other states. If the vehicle is new you don't have to smog for 5 years, for your situation i am not sure, contact the cali dmv, and when you go to register your truck make an appointment.
     
  10. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:48 AM
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    just got a renewal notice for my 06 tacoma and its $391. last year I paid $293.
     
  11. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    :eek: can't wait for the 09 renewel.:mad:
     
  12. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:42 AM
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    X2 I got my the other day and about fell out of my chair. F you Govenator
     
  13. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:48 AM
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    x3 my car registration renewal last month was $365 wayy to much
     
  14. Jun 11, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    I Live right next to san bernardino. So if you need to swap out your cai for the day let me know.
     
  15. Jun 11, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    x4 my car registration was $355 =(
     
  16. Jun 12, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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  17. Jun 12, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    that, or find a hookup...

    i just had mine smogged with the K&N FIPK and they didn't bat an eyelash at it...
     
  18. Jun 12, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    The one thing that you need to know is that if the engine trouble light comes on, even if there's nothing wrong with the truck, they will not pass it. Secondly, if the light is on they will require you to have it fixed professionally. I skirted the issue by fixing it myself and going to a different smog station.
     
  19. Jun 12, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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  20. Jun 12, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    and...If you're from NC ( I'm originally from TN myself) then be prepared for the fact that the area you're going to is hot as hell. That and say bye bye to anything green except for maybe 2 months out of the year.
     
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